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WALTER SCOTT'S II II VJUAWA mm Want the facts? Want to spike rumors? Want to learn the truth about prominent personalities? Write Walter Scott, Parade, 733 3rd New York, N.Y.,1001 7. Yourfull namewill be used unless otherwise requested. Volume of mail received makes personal replies impossible. RR Q. Who is Bob Hope's head gag-writer.
And what were Hope's best gags in Vietnam in front of the servicemen? 67 Hulen, Pottsville, Pa. A. Hope's head gag-writer is Mort Lachman. Hope's monologue for Vietnam as prepared by his writers contains the following gags: "Well, here we are back in Vietnam. Those hijackers are never around when you need them I brought 18 girls because if we're hijacked I want something to trade Last year Vice President Agnew gave Mr.
Nixon a surfboard when he was at San Clemente. This year Nixon sent it back to Spiro to use as a tongue depressor." Q. How does Pat Nixon compare to Jackie Kennedy both as a woman and a First Lady? Ada Clemens, Grosse Poinle, Mich. A. Pat Nixon is a woman of character, industry, and integrity, with a basic sense of values centered on home and family.
Unlike Mrs. Kennedy.she has little use for the chi-chi or the froufrou, the haute couture, the phony trappings of jet-set living. Having been reared in near-poverty, she lacks the style, background, culture, and charisma that made Mrs. Kennedy such an outstanding First Lady. But as a woman, wife, and mother who started married life with no economic advantages, Mrs.
Nixon is a credit to her sex, her country, her husband, her family. Q. Does President Nixon have any timetable or schedule for the withdrawal of our troops from Vietnam? Or is he just playing it by ear? Sydney Pollack, Berkeley. Calif. A.
He is probably playing it by ear. For example, John Gorton, Prime Minister of Australia, told his people after talking with the President there is no firm timetable for further withdrawal of United States troops of which I know; that there is no timetable fixed covering at what stage any Australian reductions would be phased into the next United States withdrawal; that there is no arrangement made as to how great any Australian reductions, which may take place in the future, will be." Q. Lyndon Johnson's television memoirs leave me confused. How much of what this man says or writes can be believed? Is Johnson right about what happened during his Administration? If so, we should dump the nation's press. Allen Otis, N.
Tonawanda, N.Y. A. The thing to remember about Lyndon Johnson is-that he is constitutionally incapable of admitting error. He thus tailors history to fit his vanity, a process not in harmony with truth-telling. Q.
Is there any chance Elvis Presley will leave his wife for a black beauty named Lolita Fanza? T. Memphis, Tenn. A. Mr. Presley and Miss Fanza are old Las Vegas buddies, but Mr.
Presley is not about to go beyond that. DEBBIE REYNOLDS: OH! THOSE RATINGS. Q. understand the Debbie Reynolds TV show has been canceled. Why? Mrs.
R. E. Peoria, III. A. Poor ratings.
Q. Who said: "Happiness is not a station you arrive at, but a manner of Diane Ross, Atlantic City, J. A. Writer Margaret Lee Runbeck. Q.
Our local newspaper in advertising the film, Patton, describes Patton as a rebel. Was Gen. George Patton a rebel? Cora Brock, Palo Alto, Calif. A. General Patton was as much of a rebel as Spiro Agnew.
4 hi I Ml Q. Whose idea was it to dress the White House police in those cornball Student Prince uniforms? No one seems to want credit for this sterling achievement. Vernon Marlow, Los Angeles, Calif. A. It was Richard Nixon's idea.
Q. have a record album of the show, Coco, in which Katharine Hepburn allegedly sings. Who was her voice coach. Donald Duck? Al Titus, Hempstead, N.Y. A.
Miss Hepburn is the first to admit that she has no singing voice. Q. Sen. George Murphy of California is writing his memoirs. Who is actually doing the writing for him? Laura Bryant Wells, San Bernardino, Calif.
A. Victor Lasky, author of two "hatchet jobs" on the Kennedy brothers. ELVIS AND LOLITA Q. Who is this girl Marilyn Clazer who dates Barry Goldwater Will she remove him from the bachelor ranks? A. 5., Tucson, Ariz.
A. Marilyn Glazer is a casting department employee for the TV show, The Governor and J.J. She is one of the many young lovelies Goldwater dates. At this point he shows no inclination toward marriage. a PAT IACME president.
Arthur H. Motley editor, Jess Gorkin publisher. Warren J. Reynolds executive vice president, Ted Stulz art director, ANTHONY LA ROTONDA editor at large, LLOYD SHEARER associate editors: M. DAVID DETWlllER, LINDA CUTSTEIN, HERBERT KUPFERBERG, DAVID PALEY, JOHN G.
ROCERS assistant art directors: JOHN N. TIERNEY, MANFRED F. MILKUHN art associate, AL TROIANI assistant to the editor, MARION LONG editorial assistants: MARGARET CUTLER, VIVIANE PETER women's editor, ROSALIND MASSOW home economics, DEMETRIA TAYLOR fashion, VIRGINIA POPE cartoon editor, LAWRENCE LARIAR Washington: bureau chief, JACK ANDERSON; FRED BLUMENTHAL, OPAL GINN. 1970. Parade Publications, 733 Third New York, N.Y., 10017.
Ail rights reserved under International and Pan American Copyright Conventions. Reproduction in whole or in part of any article without permission is prohibited. PARADE; Marca Reg. THE SUNDAY NEWSPAPER MAGAZINE MARCH 15, 1970.
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